Recent Posts

Nutrition ,

Tracking Food Recalls

By: Courtney Luecking, MPH, MS, RD Doctoral Candidate: Nutrition Back around Labor Day, I blogged about ways to prevent foodborne illness. Another way to keep your loved ones safe is to pay attention to food recalls. According to Foodsafety.gov, food recalls and alerts are made when “there is reason to believe that a food may…

Continue Reading

Nutrition , ,

What’s For Dinner?

By Shauna Ayres MPH candidate 2017 VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. is innovating the first home appliance for growing edible cell cultures. The CellPod prototype looks like a cylindrical lamp that is designed to be kept in the kitchen. Researchers are excited because it has the potential to grow only the healthy, nutritional…

Continue Reading

Nutrition , ,

White Bean Turkey Chili

By: MyFitnessPal Total time: 1 hr 15 min Servings: 8 (1 cup)   INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 2 medium) 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3 (15.8-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained (certified gluten-free…

Continue Reading

Lifestyle , ,

Let us give thanks

By: Courtney Luecking, MPH, MS, RD Doctoral Candidate: Nutrition Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It is an opportunity to take time away from routines, gather with family and friends, and literally give thanks. The history buffs can check their knowledge about the origin of Thanksgiving, but I would like to concentrate on the science behind…

Continue Reading